- a harlot of Jericho who gave shelter to the two agents sent by Joshua to spy on the city. Josh. 2.
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Contemporary Examples of rahab
His company was named Rahab and Endor, apparently after two controversial women of scripture.Monsignor Meth Kevin Wallin: The Kinky Priest Who Sold Meth
January 22, 2013
Historical Examples of rahab
Perhaps he thought of Rahab who hid the spies, and received a commendation for it.Harriet, The Moses of Her People
Sarah H. Bradford
Why did he like that little adventuress, that white china Rahab?Robert Orange
John Oliver Hobbes
Art thou not it that cut Rahab in pieces, That pierced the dragon?
So they went and entered the house of a woman named Rahab, and stayed there.The Children's Bible
Henry A. Sherman
If we ask, How could Rahab have such a faith and yet be a harlot?The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua
William Garden Blaikie
Word Origin and History for rahab
name of a Biblical monster, from Hebrew rahab, literally "storming, against, impetuous," from rahabh "he stormed against" (cf. Arabic rahiba "he feared, was alarmed").